Highway Bridge Design, Evaluation, Inspection and Rehabilitation
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Day One: Tuesday, August 9, 2022
8:30 am – 12:15 pm CDT (including a 15-min. break)
Day Two: Wednesday, August 10, 2022
8:30 am – 12:15 pm CDT (including a 15-min. break)
Nur Yazdani, Ph.D., P.E., F. ASCE, F. ACI, F. SEI
Agenda Day One
AASHTO LRFD bridge design specifications
LRFD method of bridge design
HL-93 loads, load combinations and resistance factors
Bridge Design Types
Prestressed concrete bridges
Bridge deck design
Agenda Day Two
Bridge Inspection and Evaluation
Bridge inspection types and reporting
Visual vs. in-depth inspection
Bridge evaluation using AASHTO
Bridge Repair and Rehabilitation
Bridge damage types
Superstructure repair and rehabilitation
• Girder, deck, railing
Substructure repair and rehabilitation
• Bent cap and piers
Decision making on repair or replacement
Review of evaluation and repair
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7.0 HSW CE Hours
7.0 AIA LU|HSW
International Code Council
.7 CEUs (Building)
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Nur Yazdani Ph.D. P.E. F. ASCE F.ACI F. SEI
Nur Yazdani is a professor and past chairperson at the Civil Engineering Department at the University of Texas at Arlington. He received his MS and PhD degrees in Structural Engineering from the University of Oklahoma, Norman, and the Univiversity of Maryland, College Park, respectively. A Fellow of the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE), the American Concrete Institute (ACI), and the ASCE Structural Engineering Institute (SEI), he is the author or co-author of more than 180 articles in journals and proceedings and an invited speaker at conferences and seminars. Dr. Yazdani is well-known for his research on bridge design, evaluation and rehabilitation, sustainable technologies for the built environment, resilient and high performing infrastructure, Non-Destructive Evaluation (NDE), concrete properties, coastal infrastructure and building codes. He has a P.E. license from the state of Texas. Dr Yazdani has received numerous awards for his teaching and research accomplishments and secured more than $18 million from research projects. Funding sources have included a wide variety of federal, state, and local sources, such as the National Science Foundation (NSF), FEMA, USDOT, TxDOT and FLDOT. Research results have been widely adopted and practiced by state and federal agencies. He has been an active consultant to local, state, international and private entities for many years. Clients have included the World Bank, International Code Council (ICC), the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, the Dallas Cowboys team, Texas school districts, Texas Motor Speedway, City of Benbrook, Texas, and the FLDOT. Much of the consulting work has focused on bridge and culvert design, evaluation, rehabilitation, and evaluation, NDE, material characterization and structural hazard mitigation, preparedness, and recovery (wind, flood, seismic, blast, fire, hail, impact). The work has encompassed experimental, numerical, and field work, as well as the development, adaptation and implementation of building and bridge codes/specifications (ACI, AASHTO, IBC). Dr. Yazdani has been very active in national societies, such as the ASCE, ACI and the Transportation Research Board (TRB). Leadership roles have included the chair of the ACI-SEI Committee 343 on Concrete Bridge Design, SEI Committee on Retrofit of Structures under Dynamic Loads, SEI Membership Committee and SEI Fort Worth Branch. He leads the Disaster Mitigation Center (DMC) and the NDE Laboratory at UT Arlington.
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Course Title: Highway Bridge Design, Evaluation, Inspection and Rehabilitation
Delivery Method: Live Online
Course Description: This seven-hour course on highway bridges for design professionals focuses on bridge design, types of bridges, inspection and evaluation, repair and rehabilitation, and concludes with numerous case studies regarding evaluation and repair.
Learning Objective 1:
Learners will be able to assess bridge design, reference AASHTO LRFD Bridge Design Specifications and method of bridge design, and calculate HL-93 loads.
Learning Objective 2:
Learners will be able to review bridge design types, including pre-stressed concrete bridges, steel bridges, timber bridges, and bridge deck design.
Learning Objective 3:
Learners will be able to engage in bridge inspection and design by understanding inspection types, reporting requirements, visual vs. in-depth inspections, and utilizing AASHTO.
Learning Objective 4:
Learners will be able to review bridge damage types and understand superstructure repair and rehabilitation of the girder, deck, and railing.
Learning Objective 5:
Learners will be able to make decisions on repair vs. replacement, and understand substructure repair and rehabilitation of bent cap and piers.
LUs: 7.0 LU Type: LU|HSWs.
Prerequisites: Experience in calculating loads
Advance Preparation: None
Program Level: Intermediate
Course Expiration Date: 05/26/2025
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